Services for Walk-in Clients

Resource and Referral: Clients and community partner agencies are encouraged to call or visit the Yolo Family Resource Center for information on the latest community-based social services. If the service is not provided by our agency, we usually can refer clients to the right place. Community members with Internet access may also visit YoloLink for information.

Economic Self-Sufficiency (ESS) Program: The ESS Program is a comprehensive, integrated economic self-sufficiency initiative designed to bring and maintain families out of poverty and dependency. It is our commitment to this goal that will allow the Yolo Family Resource Center to strengthen program participants’ families, their children’s future, and the wellbeing of our community as a whole. Participants in our series of classes learn basic money management skills and financial literacy including basic financial planning, budgeting, opening checking and savings accounts, and how to save. Classes are in development targeting the needs of youth and young adults. Classes are free and in Spanish and English. Please call or e-mail Josie Enriquez for more information.

Food Assistance: Qualifying low- and extremely-low-income families may receive receive a voucher for food and other necessities (when available) from the Woodland Food Closet. To receive same-day food assistance, clients must request their vouchers before 3 p.m. Households may be eligible to receive a voucher as frequently as every nine months.

Food Stamp Applications: A Food Bank of Yolo County staff member is on-site to help families apply for government nutritional aid on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For the latest staffing schedule, please call the Yolo Family Resource Center. You may also callMaria Maldonado, Food Stamp Outreach Coordinator, at (530) 666-0690.

Parent Engagement Workshops: Spanish-speaking families are invited to join us for food and an informative workshop, supported by the ASSETs Program, on the first and third Thursday of every month. Topics range from high school graduation requirements to teens’ reproductive health. Child supervision available. For the latest topics and to learn more, please call or e-mail Izabelle Ponce.

Women’s Group: Women who seek positive social connections with their neighbors are welcome to join! Gatherings are on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Spanish is the primary (but not only) language of the group. Be ready to help plan social events for other families, as well as receive important information about parenting and women’s health from various community guests. Please call or e-mail Josie Enriquez for more information.

Woodland Healthcare Resource Connection: This partnership between the YFRC and Woodland Healthcare provides an on-site YFRC case manager at the health clinic who manages a client resource library and assists patients and other clients with various social service needs, connecting them with health information, education and other resources. For more information, please contact Nancy Gonzalez at (530) 406-7221 x104 or visit our Contact page for current service hours.